Srinagar: Four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and a policeman were wounded in a grenade attack in Magam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
News agency GNS reported that militants lobbed a grenade at a CRPF party in Magam area today afternoon.
Three CRPF troopers and a policeman wounded in the attack were shifted to a hospital for treatment.
Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit on Monday claimed the responsibility of a grenade attack on government forces in Magam area of Budgam district.
Three CRPF men and a policeman were wounded in the attack earlier today.
In a statement issued to GNS news agency, Lashkar-e-Toiba spokesman Abdullah Ghaznavi congratulated the militants for carrying out the attack despite stringent security arrangements and warned of similar attacks.